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    Another digital expert joins JD’s board


    JD Sports Fashion announced the appointment of Mahbobeh Sabetnia as a non-executive director and the exit of Heather Jackson, after more than ten years on the board. Peter Cowgill, executive chairman of the JD group, said that Sabetnia is bringing “very relevant digital and e-commerce experience” to the company. Using ...

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    VF promotes Nina Flood to president of global packs


    Source: VF Corp Nina Flood VF Corp. has appointed Nina Flood as president, global packs for Eastpak, JanSport and Kipling. She has most recently served as president of Eastpak, after a long career at two other VF brands, Nautica and Kipling. Flood joined VF in 2003 after ...

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    A new COO for Boardriders


    Boardriders has appointed Deborah Palmer Keiser as chief operating officer, according to Shop-Eat-Surf. Replacing Colin Smith, who served as COO on an interim basis, she will start her job at the company’s head office in California on Dec. 13. Keiser has been most recently the president of Timbuk2, the California-based ...

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    New top manager and new ambitions for Footway


    Indicating that it may develop into a marketplace for other retailers, the Swedish-based Footway Group announced the recruitment of a top manager from the H&M Group, Daniel Claesson, to serve as chief commercial officer, starting next Jan. 1. He acted most recently as chief product office at the H&M Group, ...

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    Rapha co-founder to step down


    Rouleur magazine reports that Simon Mottram, a co-founder of Rapha, will step down as CEO of the British cycling apparel brand, taken over by L Catterton in 2016, after 17 years in the position. Mottram co-founded Rapha in 2004 with Luke Scheybeler, drawing inspiration from Team Rapha-Géminiani, a cycling team ...

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    Canada Goose names luxury goods expert as president of Asia-Pacific


    Source: Canada Goose Paul Cadman Canada Goose has appointed Paul Cadman as president for the Asia-Pacific region. The role includes all business activities from commercial and financial to marketing across the APAC region, including Greater China, Japan, South Korea, Australia and New Zealand. He succeeds Scott Cameron, ...

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    Foot Locker announces “organizational enhancements”


    Creating a new position, Foot Locker has promoted Franklin R. Bracken to chief operating officer, and is seeking candidates another new post of ”chief strategy, innovation and development officer.” According to the company’s chairman and CEO, Richard A. Johnson, the new posts will produce “a more streamlined and agile organizational ...

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    Musical chairs between K2 and CCM Hockey


    Manuel Streif has left Under Armour after eight years to join K2 Sport Europe as European key account manager and sales manager for K2 skates and Madshus. Prior to working with UA, where he gradually moved up to the position of sales manager for Germany, he served brief stints at ...

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    No immediate plans for Gymshark’s IPO


    Indicating that Gymshark’s sales almost doubled to £400 million (€470m-$543m) in the 12 months ended in July, Ben Francis, the young co-founder and CEO of the nine-year-old British fitness apparel company, tells The Financial Times that there are no immediate plans for it to go public. He confirmed that he ...

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    The Danish Sportmaster chain has many new managers


    The Danish Sportmaster chain has hired five new top managers since the beginning of this year, reporting to Andreas Holm, the company’s CEO, to help it to grow online and to open new stores in Denmark as well as in other Nordic countries. The Russian Sportmaster Group, which bought the ...

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    Boardriders reshuffles management


    Brad Blankinship, who has been running Boardriders’ RVCA brand of apparel, has been appointed general manager of the Quiksilver brand. He succeeds Garry Wall, a 28-year veteran of Quiksilver who is leaving the group after running the brand for the last six years. David Brooks will be the new general ...

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    Wilson sets up pádel business team


    Wilson Sporting Goods has put together a team to improve its positioning in the pádel market, which is expanding internationally. To lead this team, it has selected its territory commercial manager for southern Europe, Ignacio Cabrera, a 25-year Spanish veteran in sporting goods who has worked for Quiksilver, Adidas and ...

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    Accell makes key supply chain appointment


    Accell Group has appointed Francesca Gamboni, who is currently senior vice president of Stellantis in charge of the global supply chain, to the position of chief supply chain officer, tackling what has become an important and complex issue in the bike sector and others. Replacing Jeroen Both, who is leaving ...

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    Hans-Hermann Deters will leave Sport 2000


    Hans-Hermann Deters, an iconic figure in the German sporting goods market, is planning to leave the position of joint general manager of Sport 2000 GmbH next March 31, after seven and a half years of successful work with the retail organization, where he reinforced its specialist orientation. At the age ...

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    Snow Factory has a new CEO


    According to CMDsport, Snow Factory has a new CEO in Álvaro Camín, former business director for EMEA and global sales director at Suunto. The appointment is intended to free up the Iberian distributor’s owners, Javier and Alejo Garriga, to strategize digital and operational growth. In September, Snow Factory also appointed ...

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    Crocs with two new SVPs


    Source: Crocs Lori Foglia Crocs has hired Lori Foglia as senior vice president and chief product and merchandising officer. Foglia brings nearly 25 years of product, merchandising and retail experience to the company. She previously worked at Victoria’s Secret, where she spent nearly five years overseeing product ...

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    UA elevates Massimo Baratto as chief consumer officer in management reshuffle


    Under Armour has promoted Massimo Baratto to the interesting new position of executive vice president and chief consumer officer, effective Nov. 1. He has been serving since May 2018 as managing director of the company’s EMEA region, based in Amsterdam. In conjunction with this announcement, UA said that he will ...

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    Cantet leaves Private Sport Shop to run Moustache Bikes


    On Jan. 1, 2022, Olivier Cantet, a 56-year-old executive with over 20 years of management experience in the outdoor and sporting goods industry who describes himself as a “leading French e-bike specialist,” will join Moustache Bikes, a ten-year-old French supplier of e-bikes, as CEO. He will leave Private Sport Shop, ...

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    Two new top managers for Intersport International


    Christian Wille, a 43-year-old German citizen who holds a university degree in international finance, will take the place of Martin Künzi as chief financial officer of Intersport International Corp. (IIC) as of January 2022. He will join IIC’s executive management board at the same time as Mateja Jesenek, a 54-year-old ...

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    Asos’ CEO quits in connection with a profit warning


    The chief executive of Asos, Nick Beighton, is departing the U.K.-based online fashion retailer in a shock move as the company issued a profit warning, citing supply chain issues and rising costs combined with a slowdown in its growth. Asos is facing “notable cost headwinds” from inbound freight fees, wage ...